More than 21,000 people are now in Hillsborough County shelters

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More than 21,000 people had taken refuge in Hillsborough County shelters by 9 a.m. Sunday morning.

Here is the most updated list of the shelters that are open and closed:


These shelters are currently OPEN:

*       Barrington Middle School, 5925 Village Center Drive, Lithia
*       Benito Middle School, 10101 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa (wheelchair-accessible)
*       Bevis Elementary School, 5720 Osprey Ridge Drive, Lithia
*       Bloomingdale High School, 1700 East Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico
*       Cimino Elementary School, 4329 Culbreath Road, Valrico
*       Collins Elementary School, 12424 Summerfield Blvd., Riverview
*       Cork Elementary School, 3501 N. Cork Rd., Plant City
*       Hammond Elementary School, 8008 N Mobley Road, Odessa
*       Knights Elementary School, 4815 N. Keene Road, Plant City
*       Lake Magdalene Elementary School, 2002 Pine Lake Drive, Tampa
*       Marshall Middle School, 18 South Maryland Ave., Plant City
*       Mulrennan Middle School, 4215 Durant Road, Tampa (wheelchair-accessible)
*       Nelson Elementary School, 5413 Durant Road, Tampa
*       Newsome High School, 16510 Fish Hawk Blvd., Lithia (wheelchair-accessible)
*       Reddick Elementary School, 325 West Lake Drive, Wimauma
*       Sessums Elementary, 11525 Ramble Creek Drive, Riverview
*       Tomlin Middle School, 501 N. Woodrow Wilson, Plant City
*       Wilson Elementary School, 702 English St., Plant City

These shelters are now FULL:

*       Armwood High School, 12000 U.S. 92 (wheelchair accessible)
*       Bartels Middle School, 9020 Imperial Oak Blvd., Tampa (pet-friendly)
*       Brandon High School, 1101 Victoria Street, Brandon
*       Burnett Middle School, 1010 N Kingsway Road, Seffner
*       Cannella Elementary School, 10707 Nixon Road, Tampa
*       Carrollwood Elementary School, 3516 McFarland Rd., Tampa
*       Chiles Elementary School, 16541 Tampa Palms Blvd. W, Tampa
*       Cypress Creek Elementary School, 400 19th Ave NE, Ruskin
*       Greco Middle School, 6925 East Fowler Ave, Temple Terrace
*       Heritage Elementary School, 18201, East Meadows Road, Tampa
*       Lockhart Elementary School, 3719 N. 17th St., Tampa
*       McKitrick Elementary School, 5503 Lutz Lake Fern Road, Lutz
*       McLane Middle School, 306 N. Knights Ave., Brandon
*       Middleton High School, 4801 N 22nd Street, Tampa
*       Pizzo Elementary School, 11701 Bull Run, Tampa
*       Pride Elementary School, 18271 Kinnan St., Tampa
*       The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview (special needs only)
*       Riverview High School, 11311 Boyette Rd., Riverview
*       Sgt. Paul Smith Middle School, 14303 Citrus Pointe Drive, Tampa (pet
*       Sheehy Elementary School, 6402 N. 40th St., Tampa
*       Shields Middle School, 15732 Beth Shields Ways, Ruskin (pet-friendly)
*       Simmons Career Center, 1202 W Grant Street, Plant City
*       Stowers Elementary School, 13915 Barrington Stowers Drive, Lithia
*       SunDome at USF, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa (special needs only)
*       Summerfield Crossings Elementary School, 11050 Fairway Meadow Drive,
*       Turkey Creek Middle School, 5005 Turkey Creek Road, Plant City
*       Valrico Elementary School, 609 South Miller Road, Valrico
*       Wharton High School, 20150 Bruce B. Downs, Tampa (pet-friendly)

Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at [email protected]